Kilchoman Distillery

Islay Single Malt Whisky, 'Sanaig'

Islay Single Malt Whisky, 'Sanaig', Kilchoman Distillery

Islay Single Malt Whisky Sanaig Kilchoman Distillery
  • Single malt Islay Scotch whisky distilled by Kilchoman Distillery
  • 100% malted barley is peated to 50 ppm
  • Twice distilled in Forsyths copper pot stills
  • Non-age statement; aged in a combination of ex-bourbon barrels and ex-Oloroso hogsheads before blending; the cask influence leans more towards sherry
  • Fragrant heather, pear, and raisins on the nose introduce a palate of overripe plum, barbeque peat, toffee, and dark chocolate. Caramel, cinnamon, and clove create a lasting, warming finish.
  • Double Gold medalist at the 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
  • No additives or coloring
  • Non-chill filtered; 46% ABV


United Kingdom
Spirit Type:
Scotch / UK Whisky
Spirit Sub Type:
Single Malt / Malt / Pure Malt

Sizes Available

Full Bottle UK-XKL-02-NV 12/750ml

Tasting Notes

Sanaig, a small, rocky crag located northwest of the distillery, bears the name given to this continuously available release. Sanaig has a predominantly sherry cask influence owing to significant time spent in Oloroso sherry Hogsheads. These aged Oloroso casks contribute a drastically transformed depth of color and character compared to the mostly bourbon-cask-matured Machir Bay. 46% ABV

“A beautiful marriage of bourbon and sherry maturation balanced with classic Islay peat smoke and light citrus sweetness.” – Anthony Wills, Founder

Press & Reviews

San Francisco Spirits Comp

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